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25 Florida Cities Ban Smoking On Beaches And Parks After State Legislation Passes

SARASOTA, Florida – Some Florida cities have banned smoking and vaping on public beaches and parks after the Legislature removed the State of Florida’s preemption right to regulate tobacco use on Florida’s beaches.

According to the Florida League of Cities, 25 cities have enacted vaping and smoking bans on public beaches and parks following the passage of HB 105 which was signed into law by Florida Governor Ron DeSantis.

The cities were permitted to restrict smoking and vaping after the bill went into law on July 1, 2022.

The Florida League of Cities provided the following list of municipalities that have enacted smoking bans so far:

Daytona Beach Shores

Panama City Beach

Fernandina Beach

Indian Harbour Beach

St. Augustine

Sarasota

St. Petersburg

Miami Beach

Palm Beach

Delray Beach

Windermere

South Daytona Beach

Pompano Beach

Sunny Isles Beach

Boca Raton (Resolution)

Callaway

Deerfield Beach

Palm Bay

Aventura

Port Orange

Indialantic

Greenacres

Doral

Atlantic Beach

Lake Worth Beach

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